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“You are then, I take it, of the opinion that the Athenians have fallen far away from their pristine virtue, and you wish them to take for their model the Lacedaemonians, who certainly could give them many a good lesson.”

πού: see on iii.3.2.

ὥσπερ Λακεδαιμόνιοι: cf. De Rep. Lac. X. 2, and Cic. de Sen. xviii. 63, where Lysander boasts Lacedaemona esse honestissimum domicilium senectutis.

οἵ: so ὅς i. 2. 64.—ἀπὸ τῶν πατέρων κτλ.: starting with their fathers, look down on.

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